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  • 12 June 2018

    Offshore oil and gas systems company Forum Energy Technologies announced June 11 that it received an order from Submarine Manufacturing and Products for the delivery of a submarine rescue system to a “Far East navy”. The system to be delivered will consist of a submarine rescue vehicle (SRV), a work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV), and associated […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Fugro Subsea Services Ltd gave the first public showing of its new Submarine Rescue Vehicle (SRV) simulator at the DSEI show in London. The simulator is based on Fugro’s DeepWorks ROV software and is designed to speed up the verification of vehicle design configurations and tooling, develop and practice rescue mission procedures, and improve pilot […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    UK-based underwater technology company JFD said it has completed the first open sea launch of Indian Navy’s dive and recovery of the deep search and rescue vehicle (DSRV). The DSRV is the first of two 3rd generation submarine rescue systems being delivered to the Indian Navy. The DSRV completed a full launch deployment, dive and […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A major submarine escape and rescue exercise hosted by Italy concluded in the Gulf of Taranto on November 8. In addition to two submarines and multiple ships, the exercise was attended by International Submarine Escape & Rescue Liaison Office (ISMERLO) based in Northwood, United Kingdom. Greek submarine HS Matrozos, the Italian submarine ITS Romei and the […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Navy’s second submarine rescue system has passed first sea trials, seven months after it was delivered by UK-based James Fisher Defence. The sea acceptance trials were carried out on the east coast of India at Visakhapatnam where the system will be based. As a next step in the ongoing trials and acceptance phase […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    UK-based underwater systems specialist JFD has delivered the second of two submarine rescue systems to the Indian Navy. The SRS is expected to arrive in India in January 2019. The delivery was announced by the company a week after the Indian Navy officially commissioned the first system in a ceremony in Mumbai on December 12. Both systems are […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    India’s Western Naval Command recently started the maiden trials of the country’s newly-delivered deep submergence rescue vehicle (DSRV). Delivered by UK-based James Fisher Defence (JFD) as part of a £193 million contract from 2016, the DSRV represents a new specialist capability for the Indian Navy. The navy will receive two such systems, both operated by […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy’s 3rd generation submarine rescue systems (SRS) will be ready for delivery in 2018, JFD – the systems manufacturer – has announced. According to the company, Deep Submergence and Rescue Vehicles (DSRVs) will be undergoing factory acceptance tests at the end of November 2017, ready for integration trials in December 2017 and harbour […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Industry news, Training & Education

    James Fisher Defence (JFD), the leading global sub-sea operations and engineering company, has been awarded a special commendation from the Submarine Force Commander of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), as a result of their dedication and innovation demonstrated during Black Carillon 2013, a naval exercise conducted annually in order to test the capabilities of the […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Submarine rescue specialists from France, Norway and the United Kingdom gathered at HM Naval Base Clyde to take part in a NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) training exercise. Over 110 people participated in the week-long event – the largest evacuation exercise ever to be planned at Faslane – bringing together military and civilian staff including […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NATO’s Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) was recently transported from its headquarters at Royal Navy base Clyde to Norway for exercises. The exercise is called Northern Sun and is designed to test the mobilisation of the NSRS and exercise its capabilities in the frigid waters off Norway. The system, which is jointly-owned by the UK, France and Norway, […]

  • 6 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      In early March it was declared that the world leading NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) has now achieved full operating capability. This is great news and the culmination of a 20 year project in which Northumberland-based IHC Engineering Business (IHC EB) has played a pivotal role with the design and build of the Portable […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Dynamic Monarch 2014, which is currently underway off the coast of Poland, is the world’s largest submarine rescue exercise. It is designed to test international forces’ interoperability and ability to respond to submarines that have become disabled anywhere in the world.  The Russian Kursk disaster in August 2000 caused officials from the world’s navies to […]

  • 5 November 2012

    Passenger Ferry Jetliner, which rendered a yeoman service to the Sri Lanka Navy, sailed back home on 04th November 2012 on completion of her charter hire. SLN bid her farewell at a fitting casting off ceremony held at SLNS Rangalla with the attendance of senior SLN officers. Sri Lanka Navy charted the passenger vessel owned […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The second patrol boat gifted by Australia to the Sri Lanka Navy arrived at the Port of Colombo on 25th June 2014.   Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage, Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera and Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe were among the high ranking […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Industry news

    The first patrol boat gifted to the Sri Lanka Navy by Australia arrived at the Port of Colombo on April 24th, 2014. It was ceremonially welcomed in accordance with naval traditions on arrival.   Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Her Excellency Robyn Mudie and Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa commissioned SLNS Mihikatha and SLNS Rathnadeepa at the Port of Colombo on 9th July 2014.   SLNS Mihikatha and SLNS Rathnadeepa, two patrol boats gifted by Australia, joined the SLN Fleet on 29th March and 3rd June 2014 respectively and were assigned the pennant numbers P350 and P351. Both are […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Blue Ridge a command-ship of the U.S. Navy and the 7th flagship arrived at the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on March 26. The flagship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions. The senior officer of the ship, Chief of Staff of the US Navy’s 7th fleet, Vice Admiral […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Construction of Australia’s new antarctic supply research vessel (ASRV) started in Romania with a steel-cutting ceremony on May 31. Dutch shipbuilder Damen is in charge of constructing the vessel at its Galati, Romania, shipyard. The shipbuilder is constructing the ASRV for Serco Defence, a subsidiary of Serco Australia who, in turn, signed a contract with the Australian […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Indonesian shipbuilder PT Pal has launched the second of the Philippine Navy’s two amphibious landing dock (LD) vessels which were formerly referred to as strategic sealift vessels (SSV). The second vessel was christened as Davao Del Sur (LD602) and launched during a September 29 ceremony in Surabaya, Indonesia. Naming the vessel after Davao Del Sur […]

  • 9 January 2013

    Rear Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne assumed duties as the Director General of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard on 8th January 2013. Prior to his new appointment, he served as the Commander Eastern Naval Area of the Sri Lanka Navy. Rear Admiral Wijegunaratne is a highly decorated SLN officer with four gallantry medals for his bravery and […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Brazilian Navy has signed a contract for the acquisition of the former commercial dive support vessel Adams Challenge that would serve as its new submarine rescue ship (SRS). In its new role, Adams Challenge would replace the navy’s current SRS Felinto Perry, that was commissioned in 1988. The new ship is currently in Abu […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Industry news

    Irving Shipbuilding celebrated its successful selection to negotiate the right to build Canada’s future combat fleet under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). The company gathered late in the day to recognize its employees, community and government partners, and Canadians from coast to coast to coast for the outstanding support of Nova Scotia as a […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Training & Education

    SLNS Samudura (P 621) celebrated her 7th anniversary since commissioning in Sri Lanka Navy on 21st April 2012 in Trincomalee with the participation of family members of the serving crew. Berthed in Inner-yard Jetty, Samudura look splendid in pristine calm waters of inner harbour as crowd started pouring to take part in day-long celebrations. This […]

  • 5 April 2017

    On April 4th, 2017, the Sri Lanka Navy sent two Fast Attack Craft (FAC) to assist MSC ‘Daniela’, a containership caught by a fire off Colombo harbor. Upon reaching the ship, about 33 nautical miles off Colombo harbor, P 436 and P 412 craft joined Sri Lankan Port Authority tugs, Rawana and Maha Wewa, which […]

  • 12 June 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force, Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano, who is on a four-day official visit to Sri Lanka, called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 11th June 2014.   He was accorded a Guard of Honour and received by the Commander […]

  • 10 January 2012

    The Navy released an updated Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) award plan Jan. 6 in NAVADMIN 013/12. SRB is a special incentive pay to help meet critical skill reenlistment benchmarks. The intent of the SRB is to reward those who attain special training in skills most critical to current needs and mission requirements. While the Navy […]

  • 12 April 2019

    Perth-based Total Marine Technology has secured its first Royal Australian Navy contract as it landed a deal to design and deliver a remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) for the service’s new submarine rescue system (SRS). TMT was selected by Phoenix International, who is in charge of delivering the new air transportable submarine rescue service under a contract […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has contracted Taylor Bros of Tasmania to build two Antarctic landing barges for the RSV Nuyina, Australia’s new icebreaker currently under construction in Galati, Romania. RSV Nuyina was laid down in August this year and is set to be delivered by 2020. The vessel will be operated by DMS Maritime, a Serco subsidiary, and […]